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The Discussion Thread Index II
When I first started spending time around the forum, I came across The Discussion Thread Index, an index of all discussion threads on the OOTS comics. I thought it was an excellent idea, and I enjoyed reading through old discussion topics to see what people had to say. Sadly, the original topic has gone unupdated for over a year.
I decided to revive the idea with my own topic! Enjoy, and please point out any mistakes you find. All credit goes to atteSmythe for coming up with this excellent idea.
If the text is red, that means the discussion thread has been deleted.
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I noticed thread #252's link is broken or maybe the thread has been deleted.
I only wanted to point this out.
Thanks for the post Lira, id very useful
SpoilerIn memory of Gary Gygax (19382008) and Dave Arneson (1947– 2009)
Supporter of V in his darkest hour.
V  I love the smell of bat guano in the morning. Smells like... victory.
 Now if you don’t mind, I am somewhat preoccupied telling the laws of physic to shut up and sit down.
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also, thread 263 link is down.
I've rather enjoyed trawling through them though didn't start posting regularly until after War & XPs, so seeing views on older strips is interesting.
EDIT: Lira's asked me to keep the list updated so it will continue from here:
Gygax Magazine OoTS Discussion Threads
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Individual Discussion Threads (Main Online Strip)
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(Future discussion threads will be indexed below.)Last edited by hamishspence; 20140610 at 06:38 AM. Reason: update

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This thread should be made Sticky.
"It's better when you have several prisoners. You put them in one place and ask each one for the location of enemy camp. Then you slit their throats at a slightest sign of refusal, one by one, until there is only one left. This is usually the end, because the poor fellow breaks by then. If he doesn't well... all the better for you."
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Seconded. If the lost discussion threads could be fixed too, that would be nice.
But stickying this would be ideal.
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Discussion for #960Last edited by hamishspence; 20140813 at 05:57 AM. Reason: update

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Thanks for pointing that out. The thread seems to have been deleted, so I've noted that in the first post.
Also, thanks for the comments about stickying, guys. I'm glad you think this topic is worth it . But there's lots of other important topics that haven't been stickied, so it wouldn't really be fair if this one was.
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I also think this topic should be stiky!
Thanks for your exellent work
SpoilerIn memory of Gary Gygax (19382008) and Dave Arneson (1947– 2009)
Supporter of V in his darkest hour.
V  I love the smell of bat guano in the morning. Smells like... victory.
 Now if you don’t mind, I am somewhat preoccupied telling the laws of physic to shut up and sit down.
 I prepared Explosive Runes this morning
 I... I must suceed.
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Regarding lost discussion threads...
Would it be possible to find them through the Internet Archive? If so, maybe it would be feasible to put a link to *that* repository.
Just an idea...!JoseB
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Updated for #646 and #647.
Also, I tried to find the old Discussion Threads using the Internet Archive, but I couldn't find anything. However, I have saved at least one discussion thread in my files (#223), so I'll try to locate that and put it on here.Credits to halfhalfling for my adorable avatar.
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Updated for #648, #649, and #650.
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Updated for #651, #652, and #653.
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nice idea!
I was thinking that it might be worth it to have a table rather than a long list with the links (with rows of 10 strips or so)Knowledge, logic, reason, and common sense serve better than a dozen rule books.
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At least some of the threads linked to here are much shorter than I remember. Weird.
Also, good job, of course.My FFRP characters. Avatar by Kid Kris. Sigatars by Gulaghar, Kid Kris, Zefir and billtodamax, respectively.

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Updated for #654, #655, #656, and #657!
Thanks for the idea, I'll look into that later (I'm a bit swamped with exam preparations at the moment). :)
Thanks, I'm glad you found it useful.
Also: I was going through some stuff on my computer and I found that I'd save the text of the Sprained Wrist Theatre thread. It needs to be cleaned up a bit to be readable, but I should have it done and ready to post along with my next update to this topic.Credits to halfhalfling for my adorable avatar.
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Are we going to do the last few?
I think that 658 has not been posted to for a while could probably be added on.

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Yeah, this just took longer because I said I would post the Sprained Wrist Theatre thread with this update and I've been putting off cleaning that up . But I got through it today, so:
Updated for #658, #659, #660, and #661.
Also updated for the Sprained Wrist Theatre (which, oddly enough, it does not appear I copied the entire thing. Oh well, first 64 posts of the thread is good enough.
SpoilerOld 06272005, 08:32 PM #1
Winged One
The sad face is because the Giant got hurt. Anyway, discuss the guest comics here.
EDIT: In case future generations wonder what the Lawful Evil plane this is, I'll put the most recent news post:
(6/27/05) Latest news: I've decided to take the rest of the week off to let my hand heal. I just don't want to rush it, and the hundreds of "Get Well" emails I've gotten tell me you guys understand. Instead, I'll post a previouslyunposted fan comic or piece of fanart every day this week, and start fresh with next Monday's comic. If you ever wanted to do fanart for OOTS and see it posted for everyone to see, now's your chance. So sit back and enjoy a week of what I like to call (drumroll please)... Sprained Wrist Theater!
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Old 06272005, 08:35 PM #2
Wukei
I love the art of this comic, but I personally do not find it funny :/ sorry to the writer.
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Old 06272005, 08:37 PM #3
Peregrine
I thought the beholder was pretty funny, although the "elf names" just irked me. I'm funny like that. :P
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Old 06272005, 08:40 PM #4
Mouse
Well I laughed at the joke, and I liked the artwork too. Thanks, Roman! And thanks to Rich for taking the trouble to keep us amused while he recuperates.
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Old 06272005, 08:49 PM #5
EvilWalks
LOL!
That and we still don't know V's gender!
Obviously the Beholder thought it was something opposite of what he saw.
Very good Roman! Very cleverly done!
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Old 06272005, 09:19 PM #6
The_Glyphstone
Neat. In true drawingV fashion, Panel #2 makes V look like a guy, while panel #5 makes him look far more girly.
I love beholders.
Thus, I will nitpick and point out that it is actually a Gauth (lesser beholder) and not a true Eye Tyrant.
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Old 06272005, 09:30 PM #7
Corsair
You know, I pity that beholder. I mean, he's got how many eyes to gouge out? 9? 10?
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Old 06272005, 10:01 PM #8
Pax
Hey, it's certainly not an "Evilgasm"uality joke, but then, that can be said for most of OotS's installments, anyway. And it WAS worth a chuckle  finally, SOMEthing gets a good look at V "in the allnatural" ... and promptly proceeds to try gouging out all six of it's eyes.
Remember: not everything has to hit perfection, in order to be "good". ^_^ Let's just be glad that there're enough artisticlyinclined fans out there to give Rich (and his wrist) a muchneeded break, without COMPLETELY depriving us of our StickFix, Mmm'kay? :)
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Old 06272005, 10:34 PM #9
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A long time ago, I used the avatars on this forum (the ones not used  at the time in the OOTS strip) to make a silly parody kind of strip about them complaining they were not in the OOTS strip. I yanked it down, shortly after, because of some confusion. I was just curious if the mods would be okay with me uploading them again (in this thread), and posting links to them for folks here to see and possibly giggle at while we wait for Rich to recover?
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Old 06282005, 01:51 AM #10
latehorn
lol ;D
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Old 06282005, 02:51 AM #11
Seraph
I knew something horribly traumatizing would happen once V said something about "swim".
I'm happy it happened to the beholder and not the viewers.
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Old 06282005, 05:01 AM #12
Xander77
When I first noticed "guest comic", I thought about "A Modest Destiny"'s creators thoughts on the subject: http://www.squidi.net/
Then I read the guest comic itself, and wondered wether he read it, and fel very justified.
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Old 06282005, 06:59 AM #13
PokeTheBard
Lol, alas the Order gain noses but the Beholder looses its mouth :D
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Old 06282005, 08:27 AM #14
Sundog
It's some kind of Beholder variant, clearly.
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Old 06282005, 09:55 AM #15
Malachi, the Lich King
Chalk it up to artistic license. Beholders have 11 eyes total [10 eyestalks plus central eye], gauths have 7 total, spectators 5 [1st ed monster version] and the creature in the strip has 6 eyes total [5 stalks plus central eye] A stupid display of geek pedigree on my part but there you go.
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Old 06282005, 10:38 AM #16
tazzlair
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Originally Posted by The_Glyphstone
Neat. In true drawingV fashion, Panel #2 makes V look like a guy, while panel #5 makes him look far more girly.
Thought this myself,  love it, gives us a real look at V in each gender while keeping the mystery set up by the Giant.
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Old 06282005, 10:43 AM #17
Wolfie
ahah a great comic! ;D
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Old 06282005, 12:33 PM #18
Nasrudith
Anyone know if it was written in true elven? Then it would tell us what the heck he/she is saying! Maybe V is both genders at once.
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Old 06282005, 12:56 PM #19
Corsair
Funny. He looked like a woman in both of them to me. Annoying, since I've always thought V was a male, before I noticed "V's Gender Debate"
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Old 06282005, 01:23 PM #20
nightsong
really cool interpretation of OOTS. man, i wish i could draw like that. wouldn't it be cool to see this artist's interpretation of the rest of the OOTS party?
one great thing about animestyle art is that you can never really tell if the character is a girly guy or simply a girl! maintains the anonymity of V's gender :)
in anime art, my friend once said that you can only tell a girl is a girl if she has eyelashes. (i see no eyelashes on V :P) but V does look pretty girly in about the 5th frame
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Old 06282005, 01:53 PM #21
chibibar
nope... Escaflowne (one of many) guys DO hvae eyelashes :)
so there goes that rule (and some girls don't have eye lashes either but can't think of any) I'm kinda out dated on my anime viewing list.
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Old 06282005, 03:26 PM #22
Psymon
More guest filler! These are seriously cool!!
I'm surpised at how small Belkar is though in the top one, 1/2lings arnt that small are they?
Also, if any one knows how to use a custom avatar i'd be greatful to know as Sneak has kindly made me one and dont know how to use it.
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Old 06282005, 03:40 PM #23
Nightmarenny
They are good but I alway saw Belkar as a bit more childlike.
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Old 06282005, 05:28 PM #24
Xander77
The last fanart was pretty cool. Belkar looked proper dangerous.
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Old 06282005, 07:06 PM #25
Frojoe21
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Originally Posted by Nightmarenny
They are good but I alway saw Belkar as a bit more childlike.
I always picture belkar as one of those 4 year olds who hit puberty like a compulsive gambler at a blackjack table, so he would look like a 4 year old with 5 o'clock shadow. Guuuhhhhh
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Old 06282005, 09:32 PM #26
Aser
When I saw the guest comics, I was very profoundly impressed by Rich's generosity in offering his pages for the display of others' art.
It being Twosday, I raise my beer in a toast to Rich.
Cheers,
Aser
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Old 06282005, 10:20 PM #27
Melange
I wrote this in the June thread but Winged One was adamant(ine):
Um hi....
I'm a longtime reader, firsttime poster.
Love the comic and all...
Just wanted to point something out about today's comic... The middle picture is to the RIGHT not the LEFT as the caption would have you think....
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Old 06282005, 11:58 PM #28
Winged One
I wasn't replying to anybody, I was just pointing out the existance of this topic.
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Old 06292005, 12:53 AM #29
Jhulae
I like the guest art, especially the picture by Isabel Maria Guzman.
Haley looks extremely sexy there. And, so does V, no matter what gender V is. ;D
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Old 06292005, 02:10 AM #30
Porter
In the middle comic, the one with just v and haley, um, is it just my eyes, or do other people see the shape of something on haley that does not belong?
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Old 06292005, 02:36 AM #31
Videospirit
Not till you mentioned it but her skirt does look sort of phallic.
Anyways today's comic's pretty good. Too bad there aren't many jokes of their own used or it'd be funnier.
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Old 06292005, 03:49 AM #32
Grimmwulf
For some reason I've always been picturing Elan and Haley looking like how Guybrush Threepwood and Elaine Marley did in the Monkey Island games.
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Old 06292005, 05:31 AM #33
Melange
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Originally Posted by Grimmwulf
For some reason I've always been picturing Elan and Haley looking like how Guybrush Threepwood and Elaine Marley did in the Monkey Island games.
Elan: (Telling story of travels) ...and then we died.
Haley: Um... no we didn't...
Elan: Oh yeah... (continues story)
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Old 06292005, 05:34 AM #34
Matuse
Someone took out Haley and replaced her with Chyna!
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Old 06292005, 07:19 AM #35
The_Glyphstone
Woah, Elan's been pumping iron!
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Old 06292005, 07:55 AM #36
EvilWalks
Must've cast Bull's Strength and Eagle's Splendor in tandem,
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Old 06292005, 09:04 AM #37
Loki_d20
For some reason, today's guest artist pretty much captured how I've seen Elan. Sure, he look muscular and everything, but he's really just all looks. The type of personality has always reminded me of those corny superhero types who mess up everything and always end up making the most inane of decisions whenever possible.
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Old 06292005, 09:36 AM #38
Runolfr
Critique of SWT #1:
Pretty good play on the running "sexually ambiguous" joke over Vaarsuvius. V is disturbingly attractive in this comic  disturbing because we aren't sure whether s/he should be attractive (to us as individuals). There's a fear of getting really turned on only to find the object of desire is a crossdresser. I think writing "Silent Scream" in the beholder's shock frame was unnecessary: the image captured the creature's reaction quite well.
Critique of SWT #3:
Yes, Elan is probably that dense, I just don't like the way he's drawn. I don't envision him as musclebound.
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Old 06292005, 09:45 AM #39
zeorge
I didn't like the way Elan was drawn either, if he were stronger the Giant probably would have given him wider arms or something. And since Elan was never very good with the rapier ("Either that, or I don't think that you can affect this battle in any way") I doubt he has much strenght in the first place.
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Old 06292005, 09:46 AM #40
AtomicKitKat
Regarding the skirt, I think it's just that maybe the fabric's "fold" is a little unnatural(I might have to take a towel around the waist later and see)
I think the most "accurate"(to me) depiction of Elan would be Christoph Erichsen's, although maybe a little less boyish and more mannish in the jawline.
Haley looks like she's been huffing steroids in the newest one. :/
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Old 06292005, 09:53 AM #41
Nikolai_II
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Regarding the skirt, I think it's just that maybe the fabric's "fold" is a little unnatural(I might have to take a towel around the waist later and see)
There was a theory spotted in the other thread that the folds were due to Haley's foot being in the vicinity. (Foot, boot, something  theories abound)
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Old 06292005, 12:40 PM #42
nightsong
well, I think my opinion matches the general comments: a little too much muscle on both Haley and Elan. but it is interesting to see a different interpretation of OOTS.
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Old 06292005, 01:39 PM #43
tazzlair
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There was a theory spotted in the other thread that the folds were due to Haley's foot being in the vicinity. (Foot, boot, something  theories abound)
Yes, I agree with this, I think it is quite obvious that it is just the fold with her boot peeking out at the bottom of it. Sometimes I think everyone reads just a little to much into the drawings.
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Old 06292005, 02:56 PM #44
Sylvius
Regardless of gender, V is a hottie in Isabel Maria Guzmân's drawing in SWT#2.
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Old 06292005, 02:58 PM #45
bingo_bob
I agree with whoever said that it looks like Haley's on 'roids. She looks kind of creepy in my opinion.
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Old 06292005, 03:10 PM #46
Jevanyn
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Originally Posted by chibibar
nope... Escaflowne (one of many) guys DO hvae eyelashes :)
so there goes that rule (and some girls don't have eye lashes either but can't think of any) I'm kinda out dated on my anime viewing list.
Escaflowne is a bad example, though: the dub I saw had a woman doing a voice for one of the male characters (who was not particularly feminine either).
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Old 06292005, 05:31 PM #47
Grey Watcher
Well, the Haley doesn't look too bad. I think it's just the drawing style lends itself to "topheavy" characters (I mean, those eyes are huge). But yeah, I always pictured Elan as having more of the Boy Band variety of good looks, as opposed to the whole Studly DoRight thing. But still, I think it's hilarious. I wonder how many submissions the Giant has to wade through. I'd consider submitting one, but I can't even draw a stick figure.
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Old 06292005, 05:33 PM #48
Wukei
I actually enjoyed the comedy in it somewhat, but I agree that they look wrong.
I'd submit something (and I did send him a picture just cuz) but everything I do is in black and white, and people really do prefer colour.
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Old 06292005, 07:58 PM #49
Invariel
You're still one up from me  I only draw eyes in the dark. :P
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Old 06302005, 02:32 AM #50
foXXtail
Is anyone else reminded of Yamara comics by that Elan/Haley one?
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Old 06302005, 03:16 AM #51
Szar_Lakol
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I didn't like the way Elan was drawn either, if he were stronger the Giant probably would have given him wider arms or something.
Eh? Even ogres and trolls have stickarms. Why would the Giant give Elan wider arms?
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Old 06302005, 05:30 AM #52
Ruroshen
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Originally Posted by Aser
When I saw the guest comics, I was very profoundly impressed by Rich's generosity in offering his pages for the display of others' art.
Amen to that  I know I've certainly appreciated it. You have no idea how much I've geeked out over this.
Hope you guys enjoyed the Haley/Elan comic. Sorry if you didn't  better luck tomorrow! ;D
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Old 06302005, 07:48 AM #53
JD
SWT#2, picture 3. That is the best representation of them IMHO.
V  Apart from those weird somatic components I like the way s/he looks.
Elan Boyish and NOT strong as an ox and does NOT have a chindimple(sp?).
Belkar Perfect! Has that 4yearold psychopath feeling to him.
Roy Depicted as a knight during the crusades. Check!
Durkon Great, 100% dwarven cleric.
Haley Best of them all...
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Old 06302005, 08:02 AM #54
AtomicKitKat
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Originally Posted by JD
Elan Boyish and NOT strong as an ox and does NOT have a chindimple(sp?).
You're thinking "cleft chin". That's when the chin looks like a pair of breasts, or someone's buttocks. *runs before the people with cleft chins start bludgeoning him to death with them.*
*runs back*Edit: Now, if we can just persuade Christoph to do the LG(old and new members, eventually), and the Xykon Koalition. :P
*runs off again*
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Old 06302005, 09:17 AM #55
The Vorpal Tribble
I wonder if we could get Greg Dean from Real Life Comics to do a guest strip... 8)
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Old 06302005, 11:01 AM #56
Dumbdaddy
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Originally Posted by Nikolai II
There was a theory spotted in the other thread that the folds were due to Haley's foot being in the vicinity. (Foot, boot, something  theories abound)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dumbdaddy
For as feminine as Haley is, I thought, she was extraordinarily well ... endowed. Took me a moment to realize that was Haley's *foot* placed in an odd place.
... And I thought it was V who had the gender enigma thing going.
DD ::)
Wow! I was read! Truly, I was relieved when I realized that was Haley's boot, cause Isabel's depiction of Haley has otherwise been very happily seared into my brain. Yummy :)
And to reiterate a couple of other posts  All praise the Giant for allowing others to use his forum for guest art, and to all the guest artists, snide criticisms aside, GREAT JOB and THANKS!
DD
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Old 06302005, 11:03 AM #57
Poeir
I'd really like to see that, but he's been having problems with his own strip lately. Plus his D&D humor has been more about the players, not about the game, though that may just be how he elects to do his comic. (Real Life Comics)
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Old 06302005, 11:15 AM #58
Wukei
I've actually had a couple of people say that I should submit my artwork for this week. I told them "it's just artwork, and it's just b&w..there's no comic to it, and that's what people really want."
And besides, my ex reads this comic and I don't want him to think I'm actually close to Rich and come to me with apologies just because he thinks my artwork might actually go somewhere.
He didn't believe in me before, I don't want him to believe in me now just because someone more popular than him does.
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Old 06302005, 06:01 PM #59
Melange
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Originally Posted by Wukei
I've actually had a couple of people say that I should submit my artwork for this week. I told them "it's just artwork, and it's just b&w..there's no comic to it, and that's what people really want."
And besides, my ex reads this comic and I don't want him to think I'm actually close to Rich and come to me with apologies just because he thinks my artwork might actually go somewhere.
He didn't believe in me before, I don't want him to believe in me now just because someone more popular than him does.
But Wukei, if your Ex gets a change of heart, that doesnt mean you have to. Your art is really good! Might as well go for it.
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Old 06302005, 06:52 PM #60
LadyGlutter
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Originally Posted by Wukei
And besides, my ex reads this comic and I don't want him to think I'm actually close to Rich and come to me with apologies just because he thinks my artwork might actually go somewhere.
He didn't believe in me before, I don't want him to believe in me now just because someone more popular than him does.
Wukei! >:(
/me gives stern motherly look....
Please please please do not avoid taking risks or avoid SUCCESS because of your ex!!!!! *Are you kidding me? *Don't let that boy run your life, even indirectly. *You do what YOU want to do, you hear me? *Cuz I said so, and I know what's best! * ;) *
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Old 06302005, 06:54 PM #61
Wukei
It seems I'm doing fine without being a guest artist. ;)
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Old 06302005, 06:59 PM #62
Winged One
Wukei, your art is great. We'd love to see it on the comics page. If it's because of color, get somebody else to do it(I seem to recall Allara being good at coloring your stuff).
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Old 06302005, 07:33 PM #63
Psymon
Where is todays guest comic?
Hope the giant hasnt reinjured!
P.s. thanks to everyone who PM'ed helping out with the avatar  sorted now! Also thanks to sneak for making it! (its tattooed monk, see CW, they kick ass!)
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Old 07012005, 05:43 AM #64
AtomicKitKat
Bridget's Elan is the new definitive Elan. ;D
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Nice initiative. It could be interesting to keep an index on this. I just went back and checked the threads on #400, #448 and #449, all among my favourite strips ever.
A nitpick, however: in the lists, you contracted the removed threads of #363#365, which kind of breaks with your form. I think it would be prettier to write those out instead, but it definitely works as it is too.Quoth the raven, "Polly wants a cracker."
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Great, I'm always glad to hear that people are finding this useful.
The reason those are like that is because it wasn't three different threads. Apparently, during that time the forum was experiencing some problems and the thread was made sometime after #365 and was about all three comics. So it wasn't a contraction on my part, the original was one thread for the three comics.Last edited by Lira; 20090912 at 07:22 PM.
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